Mansfield University names A-Tag head coach

atagMANSFIELD, Pa. – Earlier today Mansfield University named its new head women’s basketball coachAlison Tagliaferri.

Tagliaferri had been serving in an interim capacity since former head coach Ruth Hermansen has accepted the position of Associate Director for Student Life – Student Retention with the university last July.

Tagliaferri was a four-year 1st Team All-PSAC East selection at Mansfield and is the Mountaineers all-time leading scorer with 1,795 points. The 2006 PSAC East Player of the Year, Tagliaferri played professional basketball in Portugal after graduation.

She later became the head coach at Pennsylvania College of Technology from 2007-10 where she guided the Wildcats to three PSUAC Elite Eight playoff appearances. During her three seasons at Penn Tech, she posted a 43-34 overall record and 35-17 conference mark.

Tagliaferri also served as an assistant coach at Eastern University and West Chester University.